I am trying to recreate some customizations from an older version of Microstation. These were a barmenu and the keyins for the tools within the menu called .mdf files. I converted the .mdf files to .xml. I've read some forum posts that state you can import .xml files into the ribbon customization. I attempted to do this and when I use the Import From XML File in the Customize dialog I receive a message that the import was successful. However, I do not see any new items listed in the Customize dialog boxes. Where are these .xml imports located at this point?
If they are not showing up as Toolboxes in the Customize dialog box, open the Customize Ribbon dialog.
Choose the Menu Customizations from this drop down. They may be in there.
Those are the old V8i top menu bar menus that are not supported in CE, but you can still add them to your ribbons.
Rod WingSenior Systems Analyst
Rod, thanks for the reply. I was able to get those into the menu customizations as you have shown by adding the .dgnlib to my configs. It only brings in the top level barmenu items and did not really accomplish what I wanted.
I am in the process of building the barmenus manually. I've also been experimenting with exporting the customization to xml, modifying them using xmlnotepad and reimporting them. I have been successful to a point so far.
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You might find the method described in this blog useful when building custom tools, it can be helpful for ongoing maintenance too: Ribbon Customisation - Commands (Custom)
Thanks for the link. I will look at that information